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Learn how to stop it from taking over your whole pond
I’ve seen ponds completely covered over in green and chances are good they’ve been infested with duckweed. Duckweed is a small, floating-leaf plant that’s about the diameter of a...
Cattle can be convinced to control weeds in your pasture
Goats and sheep are used to control weeds. If they can do it, why not cows? They’re smart animals. Kathy Voth is a veteran of the Bureau of Land Management and has spent the past decade...
Here’s a new way to kill weeds – blow them to smitherines
If you’ve ever used a sandblaster, you know what it does to everything it hits. A researcher in Illinois has found a way to “repurpose” the sandblasting technique to kill weeds in...
More weeds over the winter could mean less weeds in spring
Welcome the birds, field mice, and other rodents in your fields this winter. They’re helping you fight weeds. But they can only do this if you don’t till the weeds in after harvest....
Herbicides, cultivation, mowing, smothering with black plastic -- all can work on this noxious weed, but it takes time and effort.
Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) is a tough perennial broadleaf weed that is easily established in your garden by the seeds that are carried in on the wind, thanks to the little tuft of hair attached...
Improve soil organic matter and water conservation in your garden with these cover crops.
Keep your livestock away from these pesky weeds.
This invasive weed is wild mustard (sinapis arvensis), not leafy spurge. I brought a few samples to the office and research showed it to be wild mustard. Bob was right all along. It's not...
I saw several thistles in the grove and knew they had to come out fast. We have noxious weed "police" in Iowa and they will pay a visit. Besides, thistles can spread and ruin your pasture...
Some weeds are as tough as iron to get rid of
Radio interview source: Scott Hagood, Extension Weed Specialist, Virginia Tech University Listen here to the radio story mp3 or read below Staying ahead of weeds in the pasture can be a...